Learn Yoga Basics


Get back to the basics of yoga, whether you’re stepping into a pose for the first time or brushing up on pranayama techniques. We’re here to help jumpstart your journey to be yogi! Discover beginner yoga poses, sequences, and breathing techniques; learn yogic concepts and Sanskrit terms; and get practical advice on how to start and maintain your yoga practice.

Recent Posts for Learning Basics of Yoga

November 7, 2019
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Armed & Dangerous: 6 Yoga Poses for Strong Arms

This series is a blend of yoga asana and full body training techniques to help get you back to your prime and build strength in your upper half.
October 17, 2019
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You Did What? Top 8 Dos and Don’ts of Yoga Etiquette

Stepping foot into a yoga studio for the first time and not very familiar with yoga etiquette? Check out these tips before you step into the studio.
September 26, 2019
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How to Guide Your Students Through a Restful Savasana Practice

Savasana is one pose that you can teach mediocrely or you can teach it well—guide your students through a restful Savasana practice with these tips.
September 17, 2019
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5 Life-Changing (But Amazing) Things About Teaching Yoga

As yoga teachers we are looked up to, sometimes thought of as saints or magical healers. Learn how becoming a yoga teacher can change your life.
September 12, 2019
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Eastern vs. Western Yoga: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to yoga both the East and the West share the same overall goal. However, there are still many differences when it comes to the yoga practice.
August 29, 2019
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Top Calming Yoga Poses to Get You Ready for Fall

Along with pumpkins and freshly fallen leaves, fall tends to bring with it dry skin and vata imbalances. Try these poses to keep vata balanced this fall!
August 15, 2019
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Inspire Them: 10 Qualities of a Great Yoga Teacher

Whether you’re looking to find a great yoga teacher or you’re looking to be one, there are certain qualities you’ll need to succeed.
April 30, 2019
bandhas

Bandhas 101: All About the 4 Yogic Body Locks

Dive deeper into the meaning and significance of  the various bandhas. Picture this—it has been drizzling for hours. The mud has accumulated into fragments of dirt everywhere. […]
April 23, 2019
yamas that change your life

How Patanjali’s 5 Yamas Will Change Your Life

Putting these five yamas into practice as a student, teacher, or even as a non-yogi can make your spiritual path smoother.
April 18, 2019
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Get Your Daily Dose of Downward Dog

Often called Downward Dog, this pose offers a myriad of health benefits for both the mind and body. Here are five great reasons to “get down, dog” daily!